People: Diodes Inc (DIOD.OQ)

DIOD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Raymond Soong

72 1993 Independent Chairman of the Board

Keh-Shew Lu

67 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

C. Chen

70 2005 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Richard White

66 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Mark King

55 2005 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Joseph Liu

71 2000 Senior Vice President - Operations

Hans Rohrer

65 2008 Senior Vice President - Business Development

Julie Holland

52 2013 Vice President, General Manager - Worldwide Analog Products

Clemente Beltran

44 2011 Vice President - Corporate Supply Chain/Planning, Outsourcing and Quality

Chieh Chang

61 2013 Vice President, Senior General Manager - Worldwide Analog Products

Francis Tang

59 2006 Vice President - Worldwide Discrete Products

Edmund Tang

66 2006 Vice President - Corporate Administration

Michael Giordano

67 1990 Independent Director

Lu-Pao Hsu

74 2007 Independent Director

John Stich

72 2000 Independent Director

Michael Tsai

60 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Raymond Soong

Mr. Raymond Soong is Independent Chairman of the Board of Diodes Inc. Mr. Soong was appointed the Chairman of the Board of the Company in 1992. Mr. Soong is also the Chairman of the Board of LSC, Lite-On Technology Corporation, Silitech Technology Corporation, Leotek Technology Corporation and Lite-On IT Corporation and a board member of Actron Technology Corporation, Logah Technology Corporation and Co-Tech Copper Foil Corporation, each of which is a member or an affiliate of the Lite-On Group. In 1975, after serving as a senior engineer for RCA Corporation and as a chief engineer for Texas Instruments, Taiwan Limited (“TI Taiwan”), Mr. Soong, together with several of his co-workers, founded Taiwan Lite-On Electronic Co. Ltd. (“Taiwan Lite-On”), a manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems. Mr. Soong is a graduate of, and received an Honorary Doctorate from, the National Taipei University of Technology’s Electronic Engineering Department and also received an Honorary Doctorate from National Chiao Tung University.

Keh-Shew Lu

Dr. Keh-Shew Lu, CPA, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Diodes Inc. Dr. Lu was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in June 2005 after serving on the Board since 2001. Dr. Lu is also a board member of Lite-On Technology Corporation and Nuvoton Technology Corporation, two publicly held companies. Dr. Lu is the founding Chairman of the Asia American Citizen’s Council and a board member of the Texas Tech Foundation. From 2001 to 2005, Dr. Lu was a partner of the WK Technology Venture Fund. From 1998 to 2001, Dr. Lu served as Senior Vice President of TI and General Manager of Worldwide Mixed-Signal and Logic Products. His responsibilities included all aspects of the analog, mixed-signal and logic products for TI worldwide business, including design, process and product development, manufacturing and marketing. From 1996 to 1998, Dr. Lu was the manager of TI’s worldwide memory business. In addition, he served as the President of TI Asia from 1994 to 1997 where he supervised all of TI activities in Asia, excluding Japan. Dr. Lu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, and a Master’s degree and a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University.

C. Chen

Mr. C. H. Chen is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Diodes Inc. Mr. Chen was appointed the Company’s Vice Chairman of the Board in June 2005. Mr. Chen is also the Chairman of the Board of Co-Tech Copper Foil Corporation and On-Bright Electronic Inc., Vice Chairman of the Board of LSC, and a board member of Lite-On Technology Corporation, Dynacard Corporation, and Actron Technology Corporation, each of which is a member or an affiliate of the Lite-On Group. Mr. Chen is also a board member of Kwong Lung Enterprise Co. Mr. Chen served as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until 2005. From 1969 to 1990, Mr. Chen held various positions at Texas Instruments Incorporated (“TI”), most recently as the Vice President of TI Taiwan. In 1990, he left TI to found Dyna Image Corporation, which merged with LSC in 2000. Mr. Chen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University.

Richard White

Mr. Richard D. White is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary of Diodes Inc. He was appointed the Company’s Chief Financial Officer in May 2009. From 2006 to 2009, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance. Mr. White has 32 years of senior level finance experience, including 25 years at TI, where he served as Vice President of Finance and Production Planning for MOS memory, Controller for TI’s Asia Pacific Division in Singapore, and various other financial positions in the United States, France and Germany. From 1999 to 2005, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for Optisoft, Inc., and from 2005 to 2006, he served as a Partner of Tatum, LLC. Mr. White, a licensed certified public accountant, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Mark King

Mr. Mark A. King is Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing of Diodes Inc. He was appointed to his current position in 2005. He previously served as the Company’s Vice President, Sales and Marketing from 1998 to 2005 and Vice President, Sales from 1991 to 1998. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. King served for nine years in various sales management positions at Taiwan Lite-On. Mr. King holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.

Joseph Liu

Mr. Joseph Liu is Senior Vice President - Operations of Diodes Inc. He was appointed to this position in 2000. He previously served as the Company’s Vice President, Far East Operations from 1998 to 2000, Vice President, Operations from 1994 to 1998, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer from 1990 to 1998 and Vice President, Administration from 1990 to 1994. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Liu held various management positions with TI Taiwan since 1970, including Planning Manager, Financial Planning Manager, Treasury Manager, Cost Accounting Manager and General Accounting Manager, including a one-year assignment in TI Dallas from 1979 to 1980. He was the Controller of TI Asia in Singapore and Hong Kong from 1981 to 1986, Financial Planning Manager of TI Latin America Division (for TI Argentina, TI Brazil and TI Mexico) in Dallas from 1986 to 1989 and Chief Coordinator of Strategic Business Systems for TI Asia Pacific Division in Dallas from 1989 to 1990. Mr. Liu holds an Executive MBA from Pepperdine University.

Hans Rohrer

Mr. Hans Rohrer is Senior Vice President - Business Development of Diodes Inc. He was appointed to his current position in 2008. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Zetex plc from 2006 until it was acquired by the Company in June 2008. He began his career in research and development at Diehl Data Systems before working at TI from 1976 to 1980, where he held a variety of engineering and marketing positions. From 1980 to 1998, Mr. Rohrer held several senior managerial positions at National Semiconductor Corporation (“NSM”) and led NSM’s European organization from 1990 to 1998 as vice president and general manager. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Rohrer served as President of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (“TSMC”) –Europe. Mr. Rohrer was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Acuid Corporation from 2002 until joining Zetex plc in 2006. Mr. Rohrer holds a Master’s degree in Electronics from Aalen University and received further business and management education from Stanford University and INSEAD.

Julie Holland

Ms. Julie Holland is Vice President, General Manager - Worldwide Analog Products of Diodes Inc. Ms. Holland joined the Company in 2008. She previously spent over 20 years at TI where she held several key management roles, last serving as Director and General Manager of the Connectivity Solutions business unit prior to her departure in 2007. Her responsibilities included business and technical teams in the United States, Asia and Japan in the development, production and marketing of multiple analog and interface product lines. Prior to joining the Connectivity Solutions business unit, Ms. Holland served at TI as Director, Worldwide Bus Solutions from 2000 to 2001 and as Director, Computer Peripheral and Control Products from 1997 to 1999. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Mathematics at Northwestern University and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management at Southern Methodist University. She is an alumna of Leadership America and Leadership Texas, and was named a Fellow of the International Women’s Forum Leadership Foundation.

Clemente Beltran

Mr. Clemente Beltran is Vice President - Corporate Supply Chain/Planning, Outsourcing and Quality of Diodes Inc., since December 2011. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Vice President of Business Development in 2011 for Semtech Corporation after serving as its Vice President of Worldwide Operations from 2006 to 2010. Prior to Semtech, Mr. Beltran served as Director of Worldwide Operations Planning and Backend Operations for Intersil Corporation from 2002 to 2006. He served as Director of Operations for Elantec Semiconductor, Inc., a manufacturer of analog integrated circuits from 1999 until that company was acquired by Intersil in 2002. He holds a BS in Mathematics from UCLA, as well as an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Chieh Chang

Mr.Chieh Chang is Vice President, Senior General Manager - Worldwide Analog Products of Diodes Inc. Mr. Chang was appointed to his current position in March 2013 upon the Company’s acquisition of BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing Limited. Mr. Chang was one of the founders of BCD and served as BCD’s Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to March 2013 and as a Board member from 2001 to March 2013. Mr. Chang currently also serves on the board of directors of Oplink Communications, Inc. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Chang served on the board of directors of Genesis Microchip Inc., a publicly traded semiconductor company acquired by ST Microelectronics NV. From 2000 to 2003, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Programmable Microelectronics Corporation (subsequently Ching is Technology Corporation), a fabless semiconductor design company acquired by Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. From 1992 to 1996, he was the Director of Technology at Cirrus Logic, Inc., a semiconductor company. Mr. Chang received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University and an Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Francis Tang

Mr. Francis Tang is Vice President - Worldwide Discrete Products of Diodes Inc. Mr. Tang was appointed to his current position in 2006. He previously served as the Company’s Global Product Manager since 2005. From 2002 until joining the Company, Mr. Tang served as general manager of T2 Microelectronics in Shanghai, China where he managed complex mixed-signal SOC product development. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Tang was the senior strategic marketing director for Acer Labs, Inc. USA, and prior to that, he was employed by NSM for 17 years, where he held various management positions in analog and mixed-signal circuit design, applications and strategic marketing. Mr. Tang holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Missouri – Rolla.

Edmund Tang

Mr. Edmund Tang is Vice President - Corporate Administration of Diodes Inc. Mr. Tang was appointed to his current position in 2006. He has 31 years of managerial and engineering experience, including 25 years at TI, where he last served as its Vice President and global memory quality manager of the world-wide MOS memory operation from 1997 to 2001, and prior to that he was TI’s Vice President and General Manager of Asia memory operations. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Tang served as the Asia President of FSI International Inc. (“FSI”), a global supplier of wafer cleaning and processing technology, responsible for FSI’s business in Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, and China. Mr. Tang holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University.

Michael Giordano

Mr. Michael R. Giordano is an Independent Director of Diodes In. Mr. Giordano, CIMA, joined the private-banking firm of UBS Financial Services, Inc. as Senior Vice President-Investment Consulting when UBS AG acquired PaineWebber, Inc. in 2000. PaineWebber, Inc. had acquired his previous employer, Kidder Peabody and Co., Inc., with whom he was employed since 1979. Mr. Giordano advises corporations, foundations, trusts, and municipal governments in investments and finance. Mr. Giordano also served as Chairman of the Board and the Chief Executive Officer of the Leo D. Fields Co. from 1980 to 1990, when GWC Holdings acquired it, and, from 2001 to 2003, served as a board member of Professional Business Bank, a publicly traded corporation. Formerly a captain and pilot in the United States Air Force, Mr. Giordano received his Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from California State Polytechnic University and his Master’s degree in Business Administration (Management and Finance) from the University of Utah. Mr. Giordano also completed post-graduate work in International Investments at Babson College and is certified by the Investment Management Consultants Association. He is also certified by the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of California at Los Angeles as a Corporate Director, having demonstrated understanding of directorship and corporate governance.

Lu-Pao Hsu

Mr. Lu-Pao Hsu is an Independent Director of Diodes Inc., since June 01, 2007. Mr. Hsu has been Chairman of Philips Taiwan Quality Foundation since 2002 and a board member of Winbond Electronics Corporation since 1999. He also currently serves as a consultant to Lite-On Technology Corporation and a supervisor member of Nuvoton Technology Corporation. Previously, he served as a board member of Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation from 2003 to 2012, a board member of ZyXEL Communications Corporation from 2006 to 2009, a board member of Lite-On Technology Corporation from 2004 to 2006, the Supervisor of the Board at Delta Electronics from 2000 to 2003, a board member of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. from 1991 to 2000, and the Vice Chairman and board member at HannStar Display from 1998 to 2000. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of HannStar Display in 2001 and the Executive Vice President of Philips Taiwan Limited from 1989 to 1998. Since 1998, Mr. Hsu has been an Esteemed Chair Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at the College of Management at National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan, where he served as Associate Professor from 1971 to 1972. Mr. Hsu completed the International Executive Program at International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.

John Stich

Mr. John M. Stich is an Independent Director of Diodes Inc. Mr. Stich serves as the Honorary Consul-General of Japan in Dallas, a position to which he was appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2004. He also serves numerous non-profit organizations, including as a board member of the Japan America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth, a director of Numismatics International, a member of the Consular Corps of Dallas/Fort Worth, and a member of the Dallas-Sendai Friendship City Committee. Mr. Stich served as a board member of Spansion, Inc., a flash memory company, and as the chairman of the audit committee, a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee and a member of the compensation committee of that company from 2006 to 2010. From 2000 to 2006, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Asian Network, a consulting business that helped high-technology companies establish and expand their business in Asia. Prior to this position, Mr. Stich was the Chief Marketing Officer for TI in Japan from 1994 to 1999, and Vice President of Semiconductors for TI Asia from 1991 to 1994. Mr. Stich joined TI in 1964 and has served in various management positions, including 24 years leading TI’s Asian business growth while living in Taipei, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Mr. Stich received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University.

Michael Tsai

Mr. Michael Kuo-Chih Tsai is an Independent Director of Diodes Inc. Mr. Tsai has been the Chairman of the Board of Maxchip Electronics Corp. since 2008 and the Chairman of the Board of Zentel Electronics Corp. since 2010. He has been a director of Powerchip Semiconductor Corp. since 1994 and served as its Vice Chairman from 2003 to 2012. Mr. Tsai was the Chairman of the Board of uPI Semiconductor Corp. from 2007 to 2011 and the Chairman of the Board and the Chief Executive Officer of Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. from 1991 to 1994 From 1990 to 1994, he served as a board member and an investor representative of Tailink Venture Corp. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Esprit Systems, Inc. from 1989 to 1990. He held numerous executive positions in sales, marketing, planning and general management with the Acer Group from 1978 to 1988. Mr. Tsai began his career as an electronic design engineer with Tatung Corp. in 1977. Mr. Tsai received his Bachelor’s degree in Control Engineering and Computer Science from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan in 1975.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Raymond Soong

--

Keh-Shew Lu

4,197,860

C. Chen

264,490

Richard White

1,144,450

Mark King

1,040,590

Joseph Liu

871,760

Hans Rohrer

--

Julie Holland

--

Clemente Beltran

--

Chieh Chang

--

Francis Tang

864,019

Edmund Tang

932,887

Michael Giordano

--

Lu-Pao Hsu

--

John Stich

--

Michael Tsai

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Raymond Soong

0 0

Keh-Shew Lu

223,875 3,962,361

C. Chen

1,323,750 10,216,526

Richard White

0 0

Mark King

220,350 4,671,213

Joseph Liu

493,750 11,115,455

Hans Rohrer

0 0

Julie Holland

0 0

Clemente Beltran

0 0

Chieh Chang

0 0

Francis Tang

0 0

Edmund Tang

0 0

Michael Giordano

0 0

Lu-Pao Hsu

0 0

John Stich

0 0

Michael Tsai

0 0
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